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Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
Well I know it's my fault but my 08WRX has been...

Well I know it's my fault but my 08WRX has been sitting outside in FL weather since March without being touched. I finally had someone try to start it and starter was trying but wouldn't get...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By livetofly
Seems like all the SP3 reviews I've seen have...

Seems like all the SP3 reviews I've seen have been pretty positive. It is way out of my price range for now, but am thinking about a used original SP or even a SP2. I bought a SurfaceRT last...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-20-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By livetofly
Want to get my bike from Destin down to Orlando

My Yamaha WR250X is at my parents house in Niceville, FL which is near Destin or Eglin AFB. I moved a few months ago to the Orlando, FL area. Have been trying to get my motorcycle down here to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
Got a replacement battery for $65 at AutoZone and...

Got a replacement battery for $65 at AutoZone and all is well again. Didn't realize you could drain the battery so much that a jump or push start wouldn't get it going again. Glad I figured this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
I left the key on on my 08 WRX, and went back...

I left the key on on my 08 WRX, and went back after a couple days and the bike was dead. Nothing on the lcd screen coming on or anything. Tried to push start, which took a lot of tries, then would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By livetofly
I would have to agree that it's hard to go wrong...

I would have to agree that it's hard to go wrong with the KLR250. My only time on a XT225 was during the rider safety course, but I got the KLR250 a few days later. For my first bike I think the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-08-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 322,981
Posted By livetofly
I'll go again, different bike and different...

I'll go again, different bike and different plane:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v489/rjl2001/2012-08-22_16-58-12_86.jpg
I love the F-15, it's been my favorite jet since I was a kid.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,465
Posted By livetofly
Looks like this thread died over a year ago, but...

Looks like this thread died over a year ago, but I'll play.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v489/rjl2001/IMGP8774_zps312b6bd5.jpg

Mods: Flatland skidplate, FMF pipe, Tusk handgaurds, custom...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
Thanks, and I realize I'm probably way over...

Thanks, and I realize I'm probably way over thinking this. BUT the picture from the FMF site corresponding with that part # 011393 shows a bag of bulk packing material. Everything I have read online...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
I have the same question as before, does anyone...

I have the same question as before, does anyone know which is the correct part # for the FMF repacking kit for the Q4? I emailed FMF to ask them but they said I need the part number on the muffler....
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
gearing

I'm just curious what's the most popular gearing out there for a WRX that is riddent about 70/30 street/dirt? Mine came with 13/47 combination, but I plan on replacing chain and sprockets soon. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
Thanks for the information, I got what I was...

Thanks for the information, I got what I was looking for. Thinking I'll call FMF next week to make sure I get the right part #'s and order the spark arrestor, end cap, and packing material.


...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 45,005
Views: 8,735,325
Posted By livetofly
Question exhaust question

My 08 WRX has an FMF exhaust, but it looks like some of the packing or filler material is starting to come out a little bit right by the exhaust opening. Someone looked at it the other day and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24,265
Views: 4,159,334
Posted By livetofly
K model

What can anyone tell me about a DRZ400K1? I've been looking to get rid of the DR650 and get a DRZ, and found someone semi-local with a '01 DRZ400K1. I know it is kick start only, and was not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 237,084
Posted By livetofly
air filter

What are you guys using to clean the air filter in the klr250? The manual just says us a high flash point solvent, then oil with motor oil. What's a high flash point solvent?
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 99,111
Views: 18,916,870
Posted By livetofly
OK, counted front and rear teeth. front = 15,...

OK, counted front and rear teeth. front = 15, rear = 47 and is 'SunStar (Japan)' branded. I didn't see any markings on the chain, but believe it is a 520. (I have a KLR250 that is spec'd with a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 99,111
Views: 18,916,870
Posted By livetofly
I'm still learning... can I tell by looking at...

I'm still learning... can I tell by looking at the chain whether it is a 520 or 525 width? (not sure what those numbers even represent )

I counted the teeth on the front, but didn't think to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 99,111
Views: 18,916,870
Posted By livetofly
gearing

I feel embarrassed for not noticing sooner. So I've had my DR for a few months and had assumed the gearing was stock since the PO didn't mention anything to me. Just noticed tonight the rear said...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 99,111
Views: 18,916,870
Posted By livetofly
LED turn indicators

Still running the stock turn signals on my DR, the rear's are being held together with zip ties and duct tape at this point. They don't seem too resilient when the bike lays on its side. Looking to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-16-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29,715
Views: 2,204,883
Posted By livetofly
Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions. ...

Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions.



Actually, I wanted a KLX to begin with but decided on the KLR250 because I got a really good deal on it and figured for my first bike to learn on I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-15-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29,715
Views: 2,204,883
Posted By livetofly
I might be doing an internship over the summer...

I might be doing an internship over the summer back in Niceville. If that's the case I'm definitely going to have to bring my bike with me. I'm having a hard time deciding whether my DR or KLR250...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 99,111
Views: 18,916,870
Posted By livetofly
raise the bars or lower the pegs?

Standing up on my DR650 feels a little uncomfortable, like I'm having to reach too far down to keep my hands on the bars. I'm only average height, 5'10 with about a 30"-31" inseam. Anyone else feel...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By livetofly
That is correct. I guess I could try...

That is correct. I guess I could try transferring just the topo map by itself to make sure that's not where the problem is. Oh well, after reading these comments I'm thinking maybe I won't bother...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-15-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By livetofly
Question how to get topo and city nav. onto 60csx

I have a Garmin 60csx, with a 2GB micro SD card. I have no problem loading City Navigator maps onto it, but would like to also have a topo map loaded onto it at the same time. I downloaded the free...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 138,090
Posted By livetofly
Hmm, Screens for Bikes or Laminar Speed?? I can't...

Hmm, Screens for Bikes or Laminar Speed?? I can't make up my mind. Anyone have experience with both that could share their thoughts. I did email screens for bikes to get a price estimate to the US,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 34,074
Posted By livetofly
Thanks for the response. I ended up stopping by...

Thanks for the response. I ended up stopping by the hardware store to buy longer bolts for the front and back and it sort of worked that way. I got the bolts all tightened down good with rack and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 34,074
Posted By livetofly
Installing Moose rear rack

I'm trying to install a Moose Racing / TCI Borrego (believe they are the same rack) on the back of my DR650. There are no places on the new rack where the turn signals could be mounted so I'm...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 63,625
Posted By livetofly
On my AFX version there is just enough resistance...

On my AFX version there is just enough resistance or friction to the face shield that it will stay cracked if I lift it up a little bit from the fully closed position. Also, I haven't noticed any...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 322,981
Posted By livetofly
Memorial Park

OK, well I decided to try google to see what I could find out. The location is Memorial Park, it was opened on Memorial Day in 1999 to honor local veterans and heroes. Turns out Airmen 1st Class...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-04-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29,715
Views: 2,204,883
Posted By livetofly
Land of mullet and boggies

Just found this thread. All the talk about Eglin res., Spec pond, red cockaded woodpecker, etc. is making me homesick I think. Not to mention Nick's, I love their softshell crab sandwich. I grew...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 322,981
Posted By livetofly
Sweet shot, the Gorillas "Mig Killers" from the...

Sweet shot, the Gorillas "Mig Killers" from the 58th FS of the 33rd FW out at Eglin AFB. My question is where is Debary, FL?

Almost forgot, sweet DRZ too!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 322,981
Posted By livetofly
I'm in

My DR in the moto parking area on campus. I'm actually surprised I don't have a picture of my bike next to a helicopter, I shall work on getting that.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By livetofly
Thanks butters, ya the more I looked into it I...

Thanks butters, ya the more I looked into it I figured they probably needed some kind of side rack to keep them off the exhaust. I personally have zero fabrication skills so I'm leaning towards the...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 63,625
Posted By livetofly
cold wx riding

I have the AFX FX39, I like the helmet enough but need to do something to help fight the cold. The last few rides my head has been my coldest body part, and it gets pretty uncomfortable. This is...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By livetofly
I know this was an old thread but had a question....

I know this was an old thread but had a question. There were a couple people who said they used the Ortlieb dry bags on a DR650. Are you using any kind of side racks to keep the bags off the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,873
Posted By livetofly
Thanks for the post and sharing the great...

Thanks for the post and sharing the great pictures from the show and your travels. I've flown into RDM many times as I did all my flight training just a few miles away at BDN. Still remember doing...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 42,558
Posted By livetofly
Cheers, ya I remember checking out that KTM when...

Cheers, ya I remember checking out that KTM when you passed me back into Mexicali. I think you were making better time than I was on the hwy. Between meeting some local people here in AZ and...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 42,558
Posted By livetofly
Yes sir, my truck does indeed have FL plates. I...

Yes sir, my truck does indeed have FL plates. I guess there aren't a lot of those down there.



Hey Dave, ya it was nice meeting you and Toby down there. I'm sure Cabo will be a nice ride...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 42,558
Posted By livetofly
fun times

Just wanted to say thanks for all the travel info I got from some of you earlier in this thread. I'm back in AZ after an awesome trip to watch the race in San Felipe. Drove my truck down crossing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 99,111
Views: 18,916,870
Posted By livetofly
throttle looseness

On my DR650 I keep thinking the throttle/grip feels a little too loose or sloppy. I've asked a couple mechanics about this and they say this is normal for DR's. I understand you want a degree of...
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